The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry
The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry promotes science and scientific inquiry, critical thinking, science education, and the use of reason in examining important issues. It encourages the critical investigation of controversial or extraordinary claims from a responsible, scientific point of view and disseminates factual information about the results of such inquiries to the scientific community, the media, and the public.
Latest Articles & News
by Matt Nisbet
Focus on Community-Based Strategies and Avoid Denigrating Parents
by Harriet Hall
February 16, 2017
Herman Pontzer describes new research findings that challenge our conventional wisdom about diet, exercise, and weight loss.
February 15, 2017
With his 1976 book The Selfish Gene, Richard Dawkins revolutionized the modern understanding of evolution by natural selection and sparked a passion for science in millions of readers across generations. Forty years later, Dawkins revisits his milestone work in Skeptical Inquirer, and tells of how much more has been learned from looking at life from the “gene’s-eye-vi
by Rachel Ammirati, Scott O. Lilienfeld, and Dean McKay
“As a psychiatrist, I diagnose mental illness. Also, I help spot demonic possession”
by João Madruga Dias
February 14, 2017
It’s time for doctors to openly expose and fight the usage of pseudoscience in healthcare.
Physicist and CSI Fellow Mark Boslough interviewed noted climatologist and geophysicist Michael Mann, who spoke at CSICon Las Vegas.